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whitman. >>> when we come back, facebook topping 1 billion users. we'll hear what mark zuckerberg has to say in an nbc exclusive interview. >>> plus reaction from both obama's and romney's camps. >>> taking a look at futures, we are looking at a higher open across the board. much more "squawk on the street" straight ahead. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 when i'm trading, i'm totally focused. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and the streetsmart edge trading platform from charles schwab... tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 gives me tools that help me find opportunities more easily. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 i can even access it from the cloud and trade on any computer. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and with schwab mobile, tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 i can focus on trading anyplace, anytime... tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 until i choose to focus on something else. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 trade at charles schwab for $8.95 a trade. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 open an account and trade up to tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 6 months commission-free online equity trading tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 with a $50,000 deposit. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 call 1-866-294-5373
with unhappy employees. mark zuckerberg is attempting to make new inroads for facebook in russia. the facebook founder met with russia's prime minister, dmitry medvedev, to talk about expanding the social media network's presence there. russia is one of few countries where facebook isn't a major player. reportedly, russia is the largest internet market in europe. in case you are wondering, zuckerberg lost his hoodie and wore a formal suit to the meeting. kraft has officially split into two. kraft and its snack food spinoff, modelez international, filed to trade as two separate public companies on tuesday. the north american grocery business will continue to carry the name kraft and include velveeta and miracle whip. tickers will change to "krft" from "kft." mondelez, which includes oreo and cadbury, will trade under mdlz. according to analysts, the split is more evidence that the ipo market is getting stronger. retailers are prepping for happy holidays. the national retail federation is expecting a bump in holiday shopping. the group predicts americans will spend 4.1%, not quite as high as l
monthly active users and 600 million mobile users, mark zuckerberg saying, making this announcement saying "i'm committed to working each day to make facebook better for you and hopefully one day we'll be able to connect the rest of the world." this is a major milestone for the company. facebook hit 500 million active users, doubling its size in two years. mark zuckerberg taped an interview with matt lauer airing exclusively on the "today" show shortly, that sitdown his first since the ipo coming up later this afternoon. >> yesterday afternoon i saw a headline, facebook is going to charge you $7 if you want to send posts, headlines to your friends. sounded crazy. >> facebook is testing all sorts of different ad models and facebook gives you the option of paying to promote your post to your friends. so advertisers can pay to promote their posts and make sure that people who follow them see their posts and you can pay to make sure that your posts go to the top of someone's news feed and treats users just like their brands. >> pay attention to me now! >> if you want to tell people they had to
billion users. on mark zuckerberg's facebook page, he wrote, helping a billion people connect is amazing, humbling, and by far the thing i'm most proud of. they've also launched their first commercial. let's take a look. >> chairs. chairs are made so people can sit down and take a break. anyone can sit on a chair. if the chair is large enough, they can sit down together. and tell jokes or make up stories or just listen. chairs are for people. and that is why chairs are like facebook. >> the use of a chair, maria. stock up about 0.4%. back to you. >> that is really funny. thank you, seema. watching facebook there trade in active volume. meanwhile, it's the end of an era at the new york stock exchange today. >> one of the most beloved personalities here on the new york stock exchange floor is retiring today. one james mcguire sr. he began his career in 1949. truman was in office. the dow, i looked it up, was at 180 at that time. >> i was 18 years old. >> you were 18 when you started your career on wall street. different times back then. >> no, pretty much the same. >> nothing has changed?
more than $1.3 billion. he joined mark zuckerberg and all the other young tech tycoons who suddenly became members of that ten-digit club. but zynga's falling share price has chopped more than $1 billion from his fortune. he's now worth less than $250 million. his paper wealth in zynga has fallen by more than 80%. he's lost, get this, more than $4 million a day or close to $200,000 an hour for the past seven months. now, we shouldn't feel bad for him. he sold $200 million worth of stock back in april before that big fall. he bought a $16 million mansion in san francisco. he's got a multimillion dollar home in aspen. plus, he's got a lot of other wealth from facebook and other investments. but mark is now proof that sudden wealth can quickly become sudden wealth loss in social media. of course, the new .com guys learned something new, to take that wealth off the table before it goes up in smoke. back to you, michelle. >> yeah, exactly. thanks, robert. >>> we have about 20 minutes before the closing bell. the dow jones industrial average has now gone negative on the session. nasdaq's
on monday could be a catalyst to the stock similar to what we saw after mark zuckerberg spoke at that tech crunch conference. qualcomm, ubs writing that the near concerns related to the shipments could hit a soft patch in the next quarter. >>> today's power player is the chief investment strategist with oppenheimer funds with $82 billion under management. please welcome art steinmets to "power lunch". how do you feel about the market overall. bob laid out some interesting trends and we're going into a new quarter. overall are you bullish on the market? >> reasonable comfortable with the market. the story, the bad news is understood. we've got sovereign debt crisis. we've got fiscal cliff. we've got china growth slowdown. those have been with us for years now it seems. those are the known unknowns. but what we have now is you've got the fed pumping up liquidity like crazy. you've got the boj pumping up liquidity like crazy and the ecb doing the same. don't fight the fed or the ecb or the boj. so that undergirds everything that's going on right now. >> yet if you look at where we were on the
to drive 2013 smart. ♪ >>> i want to take you live to where mark zuckerberg is being interviewed live. yesterday prime minister medvedev trying to put more facebook infrastructure in that country. let's take a quick listen. >> it is frozen. >> i'm taking state against petersburg this weekend. >> zuckerberg looks dressed up compared to his interviewer. >> he did wear a suit and tie when he met medvedev. facebook and russia, 9 million users with a domestic copy of facebook called the vk. they come in second in that country. >> eventually they are -- >> i wish we knew what she was saying. >> i think he said we will bury you. >> tear down this pay wall, that kind of thing. >> yes! and mr. gorbachev teared down the pay wall! >>> when we come back, when it comes to tim cook's leadership, what would steve jobs think of this? but first -- >>> coming up, kramer is kicking it into high gear. his six stocks in 60 seconds will energize all of us. get your jim joke when "squawk on the street" returns. sometimes investing opportunities are hard to spot. you have to dig a little. fidelity's etf mark
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mark zuckerberg wears the same thing every day. what's coming up tonight? >> tipping the bald theme, we have our own powerful bald man on. neel kashkari. >> segue. >> we also have john taylor to talk about the debates. and why it might be time to sell gold. >> see you at 5:00. let's get to what you might have missed earlier on this morning. >>> welcome to hour three of "squawk on the street." here's what's happening so far. >> what frustrates me is we are not doing more to build infrastructure here in the united states. >> it's happening. we don't need the government to do anything. >> this is a terrific opportunity for us to launch a global snacking powerhouse. we've got a fabulous roster of market leaders in their respective categories. we have a very strong geographic footprint. >> i look at things like housing come being bacing back. especially if it is foreign auto companies taking the lion's share, i come back and say don't be confused, the adp has a false tale. >> you have more draw in a shma than i've had in a lifetime of living. >> in the last week you've done more shopping tha
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